Bocconi University

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The Grafton building, Bocconi University. It is the newest building on the university campus.

Bocconi University (Italian: Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi) is a private university in Milan, Italy. It provides undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate education. The university's main subjects are economics, business management, finance, law, political science and public administration.

Bocconi University was founded in 1902 by Ferdinando Bocconi, an Italian politician and business man. He named the university after his son Luigi. Luigi was a soldier in the Italian army. He was killed in 1896 in a war between Italy and Ethiopia. The center of the present campus of Bocconi University is on Via Sarfatti. It was built in 1941. Since then several new buildings have been added.[1]

In 2017 the university had a total of 13,824 students. About 1600 students come from outside Italy.[2] The president of the university is Mario Monti.

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  1. Olivari, Stefano; Brasca, Giulia (2015). Milan 360°: A metropolis to discover, among art, culture, technology and fashion. OlliService Multimedia. p. 349. ISBN 978-88-99298-05-0.
  2. Bocconi University. "I nostri studenti"

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